Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and Thai holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Thai holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2018, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018

Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Monday New Year’s Day U.S.
January 15      Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S.
February 19  Monday Presidents’ Day U.S.
April 6 Friday Chakri Day Thai
April 13 Friday Songkran Festival Thai
April 16 Monday Songkran Festival (observed) Thai
May 28 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
May 29 Tuesday Visakha Bucha Day Thai
July 4 Wednesday Independence Day U.S.
July 30 Friday King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebpayavarangkun’s Birthday (observed) Thai
August 13 Monday H. M. The Queen’s Birthday (observed) Thai
September 3 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 8 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 15 Monday The passing of  of H. M. late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (observed) Thai
October 23 Tuesday Chulalongkorn Day


November 12 Monday Veterans Day (Observed) U.S.
November 22 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 5 Wednesday

H. M. late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Birthday

December 10 Monday Constitution Day  
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day U.S.